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Dec 4, 2012 3:00am PST
believe that we can't just keep having this debate. we might avoid this fiscal cliff, but there's going to be another one right after that. >> congresswoman, if -- let's say you get what you need, what republicans need, what conservatives like i would need if i were in your position right now, which is significant reform on medicare. which are significant cuts in defense, significant cuts in discretionary spending. some loopholes closed. if part of the deal was meeting the president halfway, say 37% instead of 39.6%, would that be a possibility for the majority of our caucus? >> well, you know, the republicans do not believe that increasing rates really solves the problem. what we believe is we need tax reform and that's where we have been putting those kind of proposals on the table. >> and i believe that too. my question is this, though. do republicans believe that a deal is so necessary that if the president is willing to give on entitlements and spending and other discretionary spending and other areas that he doesn't want to give on that republicans understand they may have to do s
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